Israeli anti-freesheet bill rejected

The Israeli parliament – the Knesset – will not vote on a bill that would limit the free-distribution of newspapers to one year. The legislative committee of the Knesset rejected the proposed bill.

Only half of the committee members voted against the bill, but as seven members were absent or did not vote, there still was a majority against the bill.

The bill was mainly targeted at Israel Yahom (Israel Today), the free daily supporting Prime Minister Netanyahu. (Haarezt)

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